birthmark

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noun birth·mark \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\

Definition of birthmark

  1. :  an unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth :  nevus

1580

First Known Use of birthmark

1580


BIRTHMARK Defined for English Language Learners

birthmark

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noun birth·mark \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\

Definition of birthmark for English Language Learners

  • : an unusual mark that is present on the skin from the time when someone is born


BIRTHMARK Defined for Kids

birthmark

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noun birth·mark \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\

Definition of birthmark for Students

  1. :  an unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth


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birthmark

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noun birth·mark \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\

Medical Definition of birthmark

  1. :  an unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth :  nevus

birthmark

transitive verb


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